For Immediate Release
ATF Offers Reward in Gun Store Burglary
St. Louis, MO -- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) today announced a reward for information leading to the identification and arrest of those responsible for the theft of firearms from a federally licensed firearms dealer in Fenton, Missouri.
Early Tuesday morning, five unknown suspects broke into Denny Dennis Hardware, 1 Garvois Road, stealing several firearms. Officers from the Fenton Police Department responded to the scene at approximately 3:40 am. Pictures of the suspects and get away vehicles are attached. Fenton Police and Agents from the St. Louis ATF office are investigating.
ATF is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification and arrest of the suspects as well as information that leads to the recovery of the stolen firearms.
Anyone with information about this theft should contact ATF at 1-800-ATF-GUNS (800-283-4867). Tipsters can also email ATFTips@atf.gov, contact ATF through its website at www.atf.gov/contact/atftips, or by texting ATFKC to 63975. Tips can also be submitted using the Reportit app, available from both Google Play and the Apple App Store, or by visiting www.reportit.com. Tipsters can remain anonymous.
ATF is the federal agency with jurisdiction over violations of federal firearms laws and is responsible for regulating the firearms industry. For more information about ATF and its programs, go to www.atf.gov and follow the Kansas City Field Division on Twitter @ATFKansasCity.